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UN chief underlines importance of youth empowerment

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UN chief António Guterres made a strong case for empowerment of young people on his visit to Egypt (15 February). In his lecture at Cairo University, the ...

MINUSCA has adapted to the evolving situation in Central African Republic says the head of UN Peace

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Speaking to the Security Council on the situation in Central African Republic, Under-Secretary-General for UN Peacekeeping, Hervé Ladsous describes how the ...

African Rhythms Permeate Cuba's Music

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United Nations - When Africans were brought centuries ago to Cuba to work on the sugar plantations, they also brought their cultural traditions including their ...

Rwanda: Fighting Poverty With Equality

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United Nations - Traditionally, Rwandan women like Epiphanie Mukamurenzi would be confined to domestic chores, with her husband in charge of anything ...

International Day of Happiness 2017 - Small Smurfs Big Goals

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United Nations - Smurfs like eating big Smurfberry pies and singing happy songs, but it's only fun when everyone in Smurf Village has enough to eat and has no ...

Video Presentation - UN Human Rights Annual Appeal 2017

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United Nations- Short video presenting the UN Human Rights Appeal 2017. In the words of the High Commissioner: the world has entered a period of profound ...

'critical' humanitarian situation as fighting escalates in Ukraine

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The UN relief official in Ukraine has warned of a critical humanitarian situation and called for further civilian protection, as ceasefire violations peaked in the ...

UN condemns killing of some 100 people by DR Congo soldiers

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The UN human rights office has condemned the excessive use of force and the killing of some 100 people by DR Congo soldiers. The office called on the ...

VETLAB - helping to ensure farmers have a stable future

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United Nations- Fast and accurate diagnosis and monitoring of animal diseases can make the difference between living in poverty and having a steady source of ...

UN Chief "strongly condemns" launch of ballistic missile by DPRK

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The UN chief António Guterres has strongly condemned the latest ballistic missile launch by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, calling on Pyongyang ...

UN flags three key areas to enhance protection of critical infrastructure against terrorist attacks

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UN Secretary-General António Guterres has underlined the need to strengthen protection of critical infrastructure against terrorist attacks – by enhancing ...

Yemen: Silent Pain

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United Nations - Civil war rages on in Yemen, with a catastrophic impact on civilians. For Najeeb and his family, daily life is its own battle for survival amid air ...

Working with young people, for interests that transcend youth

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After nearly four years in a senior UN role, outgoing Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi of Jordan has reiterated the need for the world to ...

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

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To mark this International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we bring you the story of Katherine Jin - a young female scientist and how her scientific invention ...

The Week in Review - 10 February 2017

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Top stories from UN News, during the week of 6 - 10 February 2017, featuring: protecting children from the scourge of war; preventing a looming threat of famine ...

The Week Ahead - starting 13 February 2017

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Highlights of events at the UN, week of 13 February 2017. #WorldRadioDay, start of #CEDAW66, Security Council debate on protecting infrastructure against ...

Yemen: Conditions worsening; "humanitarian catastrophe looms," warns UN

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The UN has called for urgent assistance to avert a humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen. UN agencies said that about 17.1 million people – over two-thirds of the ...

UN aid chief warns against imminent threat of famine in Yemen

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UN Emergency Relief Coordinator, Stephen O'Brien, has warned that there is "a real possibility" of famine in Yemen, as the UN's relief wing launched a $2.1 ...

People in Yemen forced to make 'life and death decisions' - UN relief official

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UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Jamie McGoldrick, has made an impassioned plea for Yemenis facing "life and death decisions" following 23 months of ...

Twenty years for children

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United Nations- This video presents the work of the office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict. The mandate ...

To strengthen international justice, UN Special Adviser urges "dialogue among various stakeholders"

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UN Special Adviser for the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, explains why withdrawing from the Rome Statute undermines international justice for ...